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A U.S. Marine watches a statue of Saddam Hussein being toppled in Firdaus Square, in downtown Bagdhad, April 9, 2003.

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Seminar - Open to the Public

Foreign-Imposed Regime Change in Interstate Wars

Thu., May 15, 2008 | 12:15pm - 2:00pm

Littauer Building - Belfer Center Library, Room 369

Why do states overthrow and replace the governments of other states in some instances but not in others? Does foreign-imposed regime change (FIRC) achieve the goals of the intervening state, or does it more often backfire and undercut the intervener's interests? What are the effects of FIRC on the target state and the broader region?

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.